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Four rescued from sinking fishing vessel near Sitka

eyakRescuers picked up four people from a grounded 80-foot tender Monday morning, just before Alaska State Troopers say it sank near the Southeast Alaska town of Sitka. In a Monday AST dispatch, troopers say the U.S. Coast Guard called them for assistance at about 5:45 a.m. after the 80-foot ran aground, then began to take on water about 16 miles south of Sitka. Read the rest here  17:02